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‘Lovecraft Country’ Stars Jurnee  Smollett and Aunjanue  Ellis Talk Show’s “Spirit of Respect” and “Beautifully Sensitive” Collaborators

By their own assessment, the cast of HBO’s Lovecraft Country spent a lot of time off in their own corners during production. The lauded series, recently christened with 18 Emmy nominations, spent much of its first and only season scattering characters to the proverbial wind — before they all collided in the bloody finale. “It’s […]

Emmys: Hollywood Reporter Critic Highlights the TV Actress Performances Voters Should Not Forget

ALIA SHAWKAT (Search Party, HBO MAX)  I put Shawkat and her HBO Max colleague Cristin Milioti in a similar category of actresses who are so good and who have been in so many good things and who have acted opposite so many acclaimed performances that you simply assume they’ve been nominated for Emmys previously. I feel […]

Lifetime, Hollywood Reporter to Present ‘Women in Entertainment: The Next Generation’ Special on May 24

As a presenting partner for The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast, Lifetime has joined with THR for the evolution of the event. Lifetime will air a broadcast special titled Lifetime and The Hollywood Reporter Present Women in Entertainment: The Next Generation, a Voices Magnified program celebrating female trendsetters, industry leaders and potential future […]

Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, Jurnee Smollett Set for ‘Spiderhead’ at Netflix

Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller and Jurnee Smollett have been cast in Spiderhead at Netflix, an adaptation of the dystopian short story Escape from Spiderhead by George Saunders.

‘Lovecraft Country’ Star Jurnee Smollett Signs with CAA

Jurnee Smollett has signed with CAA.

‘Lovecraft Country’: TV Review

'Underground' co-creator Misha Green brings Matt Ruff's novel 'Lovecraft Country' to HBO as a celebration of pulp fiction and an exploration of race in America, with a tremendous lead turn from Jurnee Smollett.

Jurnee Smollett Is Ready to Own Her Power With HBO’s Buzzy ‘Lovecraft Country’: “I Don’t Apologize”

With HBO’s buzzy 'Lovecraft Country' about to boost her profile and platform, June Smollett opens up about Hollywood harassment, the trauma of brother Jussie’s public scandal, and how she's "no longer asking for a seat at the table."

How ‘Birds of Prey’ Could Build to ‘Green Arrow’

One of the most popular characters featured in 'Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)' is Black Canary, portrayed by Jurnee Smollett-Bell.

Can ‘Birds of Prey’ Overcome Toxic Past of Joker and Harley Quinn?

Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn looks to overcome the problematic relationship set up in 'Suicide Squad' in the upcoming 'Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).'

Angela Bassett, Conan O’Brien Honor Underprivileged Students at Beat the Odds Awards

On Thursday night, Children's Defense Fund-California hosted its 28th annual Beat the Odds Awards, with Angela Bassett, Conan O'Brien, Jussie Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Kevin Nealon and Susan Yeagley in attendance.

‘Birds of Prey’: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Justina Machado Testing for DC Film (Exclusive)

Warner Bros.' 'Birds of Prey' project, toplined by Margot Robbie as the anti-heroine Harley Quinn, is narrowing down the actresses who will play heroines Black Canary and Huntress, among several others. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smolett-Bell and more actresses are testing for roles.

Jurnee Smollett-Bell to Star in HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country’

Misha Green will reunite with her 'Underground' star in the drama from exec producers Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams.